According to the amendments to the Law on Higher Education Institutions, which came into force on 01.01.2019, the period of accreditation of study programs has been extended. The new accreditation terms can be seen here.
|Field of study||Education, Pedagogy and Sport|
|Faculty||Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art|
|Obtainable degree||Professional Master's Degree in Education|
|Access to further studies||Access to Doctoral Studies|
|Programme director||Indra Odiņa|
|Credits||80 KP or 120 ECTS|
|Start of studies||Studies no planed for the upcoming semester|
|Language of instruction||Latvian, English|
Sub-program – Basic School Teacher of English gives the chance to obtain professional Master’s degree in education and the qualification of basic school teacher of English.
Students acquire the module of corresponding science courses (Content of the subject), Subject teaching methodology and practice module and master module “Education for Personal and Sustainable Wellbeing and Coherent Development of Society”.
During the studies students acquire phonetics of English, written English, spoken English, lexical grammatical analysis of English texts, English grammar for teachers, British studies, as well as theory and practice of the methods of teaching/learning foreign languages, modeling of English lessons and the use of Internet and modern technologies in English teacher’s work. Based on research skills of examining, disseminating and implementing changes, the students gain understanding of building sustainable cultural environment of education, develop educational practice for growth of holistic personality, improve understanding of educator’s professional identity and skills to evaluate pedagogic mastery.
Students have a possibility to apply the acquired knowledge and skills in in formal, non-formal and informal teaching and master’s research practice in the context of the local community and global education and developing Master’s Paper connected with topical needs of education thus contributing to harmonious development of society.
|Learning outcomes of the study programme||
The programme ensures a chance:
• to gain critically reflective understanding of education development trends in improving the quality of life for one’s own and the following generations and facilitating personal wellbeing and coherent development of society;
• to evaluate and improve the pedagogical competence according to the requirements of the fifth-level teacher professional qualification and advance professional development in life-long learning context;
• to implement teaching and research practice in accordance with labor market, social needs and innovative educational science and practice trends;
• to develop and defend Master’s Paper connected with topical needs of education thus contributing to harmonious development of society.
The graduates of the program can work in the state and private educational institutions and other education-related institutions, etc. The acquired education gives teachers a possibility to continue the studies in Doctoral programmes.
Yearly programme costs per student correspond to the tuition fee given above.